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controller did a study and comparing muni to five other systems these cities included boston, seattle, new york, oakland and san jose or santa clara mta. they all had higher scores than muni. muni was on the bottom. we included bart. since they said other systems did it we decided to look at the systems in paris france. it took months to identify the right officials and in this case either the head of operations or the systems schedulinger all but one which was new york agreed to an extensive interview by two of us and per the rules we were not identified. nevertheless of the interviews as described in the report were significant. all transit systems it became clear had multiple systems that were similar and had challenges and all needed to deal with complex traffic, scheduling, and terrain problems uniquely their own, and yet as we had known the san francisco controller's survey had shown all had higher reliability and rider seaferz than muni and we determined that all systems use switchbacks they only did so in cases of equipment break down or emergencies except for one. one syst
, that day in boston it was raining and about 51, 52 degrees. and so i was fine as long as i was running but then when i stopped running, my body temperature plunged. and francis just casually treated this event but i think she may have, i don't know if she saved my life but she certainly wrapped me up in lots of blankets and supplied with all kinds of drinks, perhaps good ones as well as bad ones, but whatever you did work. because we're both standing here today. >> if you took a snapshot of the world in the year, let's say 1700, you would see a world in which power was broadly diffused around the world. here in north america there really wasn't much economic or military capabilities, but across the atlantic and across the pacific there was a great deal, and power was roughly equally distributed across five men and real centers of power. the holy roman empire, in europe, the ottoman empire in what is today turkey, the mogul empire, present-day india, the ching dynasty, temporary china, and the tokugawa shogunate in japan. each of these fears had its own way of governing on its own cultu
coverage on c- span with president obama from chicago and mid romney in boston. plus, a key house and senate victory and concession speeches from across the country. your reaction -- live coverage starts at 9:00 eastern on c-span radio and c-span and c-span.org. this week on british prime minister's questions -- the european union budget, a report on the future of the british economy, and the closure of the ford motor plant. david cameron said he would veto the budget if it is not in the best interests of the u.k. and accused the opposition party of having the position of "opportunism." this is about half an hour. >> thank you, mr. speaker. i am sure the whole house will wish to join me in paying tribute to corporal david o'connor. o'connor and corporal channing day, rural army medical corps. we owe them and all others who have lost their lives a deep debt of gratitude. their courage have lost their lives in deep debt of gratitude. their courage and dedication and professionalism will never be forgotten by our nation. our sincere condolences with their colleagues, friends, and fam
a little traveling. it is going to be cold back east tomorrow. 47 the expected high. boston you can see 48 for new york. increasing clouds and we are keeping a close eye on the area of low pressure here that will develop off the florida coast. it will swing up the coast and tuesday night and wednesday more wind and more rain expected. something they do not need. we will keep you updated on that forecast. tomorrow dallas warming to 75 degrees. looking for nice flying weather there. salt lake city 65 and seattle 58. the entire state is under the influence of high pressure and bringing us warm to hot temperatures with 96 tomorrow for palm springs. sacramento will heat up to 82 degrees and even 86 at big sur. tahoe sunshine and 67. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, it will be warm to hot depending on how you like it. election day is on tuesday. we will be dry and the temperatures in the 80sand 70s at the coast. we thicken the clouds on wednesday, a much cooler day. we drop by about 20 degrees in some locations. thickening clouds on thursday. a rainy night thursday night. periods of rain for
tomorrow. 47 the expected high. boston you can see 48 for new york. increasing clouds and we are keeping a close eye on the area of low pressure here that will develop off the florida coast. it will swing up the coast and tuesday night and wednesday more wind and more rain expected. something they do not need. we will keep you updated on that forecast. tomorrow dallas warming to 75 degrees. looking for nice flying weather there. salt lake city 65 and seattle 58. pressuinfluence of high pressurd bringing us warm to hot temperatures with 96 tomorrow for palm springs. sacramento will heat up to 82 degrees and even 86 at big sur. tahoe sunshine and 67. my accu-weather seven-day forecast, it will be warm to hot depending on how you like it. election day is on tuesday. we will be dry and the temperatures in the 80sand 70s at the coast. we thicken the clouds on wednesday, a much cooler day. we drop by about 20 degrees in some locations. thickening clouds on thursday. a rainy night thursday night. periods of rain for friday. and then we dry back up for next weekend. >> mike shumann is here with
washington, new york and boston. that's because crews are still repairing the damage caused by sandy. amtrak is telling passengers to make reservations by phone or online to avoid soldout trains and long lines at ticket counters. >> hurricane sandy is making it extremely difficult on the new york state board of elections. they're shipping generators out to polling locations that are still without power. the board is expecting a low turnout. less than 25% rejgistered voter. the news comes as new jersey's board of elections announced it will allow residents to e-mail their votes in if they cannot get to a polling station. >>> right now, montgomery county council president roger better lander is discussing pepco's response to hurricane sandy. he's meeting with members of the media at the council office building in rockville. thousands lost electricity in the county as trees knocked over power lines following the storm. but pepco is receiving mostly high praise for their response. restoring power to everyone only a few days after that dynamic storm. >>> jersey just can't catch a break. they had
and mitt romney in boston. former congressman discussed close house and senate races. tom davis and martin frost talk to an audience at this event hosted by the bipartisan policy center for an hour and 20 minutes. >> good morning. and the senior fellow here at the bipartisan policy center. likeaction de all of us who are former members think back nostalgically and how we relate to these things personally. i know tom and martin have great stories to tell and we're fortunate to have too great effective, insightful, and intelligent former members and we will moderate the elections. it went to make a couple of comments. we were on a panel for foreign diplomats. most of the campaign discussion was about obama and romney. someone asked me if there was no discussion of the congressional races. as a matter in america who is elected to congress, it really hit me. i think the answer is yes. as a former nine-term house member i was troubled by the question. i could understand it because most of the discussion concerns they presidential race. i am convinced that the founding fathers were making a clea
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